University of California, Los Angeles, researchers have engineered CAR T-cells to target and kill cells infected with HIV. As Gizmodo reports, the researchers drew inspiration from how the Berlin patient became free of disease in the following a bone marrow transplant for leukemia from a donor with a rare variant that made him immune to the disease and stimulated an immune response.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.